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Feeling KOOL – Fasting

Three days of fasting can help reboot a person’s immune system.    Scientists at the University of Southern California say this finding applies even to elderly people whose immune systems may have become less effective […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/06/2014

Surfers Descend On Newquay For The Annual Boardmasters Festival

Feeling KOOL – Sunburned? Now What?

  If you do get a sunburn, taking cool baths or showers can help relieve the pain. After getting out of the tub or shower, gently pat yourself dry, but leave some water on your […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/05/2014

Bay Area Experiences Record Temperatures In First Heat Wave Of The Year

Feeling KOOL – Keeping COOL this Summer.

Make a makeshift air conditioner. If it’s hot but not humid, place a shallow bowl of ice in front of a fan and enjoy the breeze. As the ice melts, then evaporates, it will cool […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/03/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Group Drinking

Drinking in groups cuts down on risky situations.  British researchers said people drinking alone were more likely to do things like drive drunk and take drugs.  Group drinking also cut down on the number of […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/23/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Go Green

Go Green – As in Green Tea. This miracle beverage pairs caffeine with a compound known as EGCG – and together they create an even greater bump in metabolism than caffeine alone. Studies also indicate […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/22/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Medical Family Tree

Create a medical family tree. It’s important to know what diseases run in your family; if you’re aware of what to watch for, you can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy. And find […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/21/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Urinary-Tract Infections

Using painkillers regularly could prevent urinary-tract infections.    Researchers in St. Louis found NSAID [[ EN-sed ]] painkillers like ibuprofen inhibit a protein that causes those infections.  Recurrent UTIs can increase the chances of kidney […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/20/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Cancer Sniffing Dogs

Did you know cancer-sniffing dogs are more than 90-percent accurate in diagnosing the disease.    Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania just completed the largest study ever done on cancer sniffing dogs.  It found the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/19/2014

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Feeling KOOL – TOO much exercise?

  Can you get TOO much exercise? New research shows that exercising every day can be bad for your health.  How bad?  One study fund that people who exercised vigorously every day were twice as […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/15/2014

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Feeling KOOL – How Much Sun is too Much?

Sunshine does have its benefits., but it’s still the number one cause of skin cancer.  To sunbathe safely, it is recommended that you get more  than 15-20 minutes of direct exposure daily.  After that, slather […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/14/2014